Life at № 42
… should not be led by me! But should definitely be had considering trans people have become the main target of today’s Christian Right.
So I’d like to suggest a couple of posts that I think let us glimpse into a world most of us don’t understand.
The first is by someone I’ve followed for many years. An intelligent, thoughtful and kind woman named Clare:
LIES AND VILIFICATION
Posted on 30th October, 2018 by Clare Flourish under politics, trans
“The outpouring of hatred against trans people in the UK is based on lies and distortions. The right-wing press has conducted a campaign of vilification against us, mocking and dehumanising us.”
Equally interesting are posts by JackC, the parent of a transgender child in Australia. Her blog is called Raising Orlando.
“… A very thoughtful colleague asked me recently if I could define gender (he was trying to). I gave him the standard lines about “gender being between your ears and sex being between your legs”. That definition – however glib – is helpful in distinguishing …”
If you have questions, these are the people to answer them. If not, they’re still worth visiting to open the mind. It’s always good to try to see the world in a way we haven’t experienced before.